PNC Championship Preview 2020

PNC Championship Preview 2020

PNC Championship Preview 2020

  • The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes                                     
  • December 19-20, 2020
  • Par/Yards: 36-36—72/6,853                                                                           
  • Purse: $1,085,000 ($200,000/1st)

Things to know

  • 82-time PGA TOUR winner and 15-time major champion Tiger Woods makes tournament debut alongside son, Charlie
  • Competing with father and coach, Mike, World No. 3 Justin Thomas makes tournament debut
  • Two-time Masters Tournament winner Bubba Watson makes tournament debut with his father-in-law, Wayne Ball
  • Bernhard Langer, who won the 2020 event with his son, Jason, returns with his daughter, Jackie Langer John; the father-daughter pair played together in the event in 2016
  • At 81 years old, Lee Trevino extends streak of PNC Championship starts to a perfect 23
  • A member of each of the 20 teams holds at least one major championship or PLAYERS Championship title; the field has combined for 67 major championship titles

2019 PNC Championship Final Leaderboard

Team Langer-24 (120) – won in three-team playoff
Team Goosen-24 (120)
Team Lehman-24 (120)
Team Duval-21 (123)
Team Daly-20 (124)

Full Field for 2020 PNC Father Son Challenge (20 teams)

Mark Calcavecchia/ Eric (son)Matt Kuchar/ Cameron (son)Vijay Singh/ Qass (son)
John Daly/ Little John (son)Bernhard Langer/ Jackie (daughter)Annika Sorenstam/T om (father)
David Duval/ Brady (stepson)Tom Lehman/ Thomas (son)Justin Thomas/ Mike (father)
Jim Furyk/ Tanner (son)Greg Norman/ Greg, Jr. (son)Lee Trevino/ Daniel (son)
Padraig Harrington/ Paddy (son)Mark O’Meara/ Shaun (son)Bubba Watson/ Wayne (father-in-law)
Lee Janzen/ Connor (son)Gary Player/ James (grandson)Tiger Woods/ Charlie (son)
Tom Kite/ David (son)Nick Price/ Greg (son) 

2020 PNC Championship team notes

Tiger Woods (Charlie/Son)

  • Tiger Woods, 44, makes debut in the 2020 PNC Championship alongside 11-year-old son, Charlie
  • Charlie Woods will be the youngest to compete in PNC Championship history; Stefan Langer (12/2002), Javier Ballesteros (12/2002) and Thomas Lehman (12/2007)
  • Winner of 82 PGA TOUR titles (includes 15 major championship victories)
  • Most recent TOUR victory came at the 2019 ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP

Justin Thomas (Mike/Father)

  • World No. 3 makes debut in the PNC Championship, playing alongside father, Mike
  • Among 13 PGA TOUR victories is the 2017 PGA Championship

Bubba Watson (Wayne Ball/Father-in-law)

  • 2012, 2014 Masters Tournament winner makes PNC Championship debut, playing with father-in-law, Wayne Ball
  • Most recent of 12 PGA TOUR victories came at the 2018 Travelers Championship

Bernhard Langer (Jackie/Daughter)

  • Langer’s son, Jason, unable to compete due to injury after duo won the title in 2020 in a playoff; Jackie will compete for the first time since 2016
  • Won the 2014 and 2019 editions with son, Jason; won in 2005 and 2006 with son, Stefan
  • Seeks a record-tying fifth PNC Championship title (Raymond Floyd)
  • Winner of three PGA TOUR events, including the Masters Tournament in 1985 and 1993; owns 41 PGA TOUR Champions titles

Lee Trevino (Daniel/Son)

  • 81-year-old is the only player to compete in every PNC Championship, dating to 1995 (22)
  • Amassed 29 victories on both the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions
  • Winner of two U.S. Opens, two PGA Championships and two Open Championship titles
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